Jane Hahn is a Korean American photojournalist based in Los Angeles and Seattle. She began her career in West Africa in 2007 covering underreported stories across the continent and beyond. Her work ranges from news coverage of conflict and humanitarian crises to documenting climate change, migration, children’s education and everyday life. She returned to the US in 2020 to continue ongoing projects on the world's groundwater crisis and women's safety. 

She has first aid as well as HEFAT training through the IWMF and RISC. 

Clients and publications include: The Washington Post, Time, The New York Times, WSJ, NPR, National Geographic, Geo, Marie Claire, The Fader, Nike Foundation, Oxfam America among others. 


Women Photograph Mentor 

Pulitzer Center Grantee 

International Women's Media Fund Adelante Fellow 

Open Society Initiative of West Africa Award/Grant 


Pictures of the Year International 

New York Times Portfolio Review 

British Journal of Photography 

Lagos Photo Festival 

Eddie Adams Workshop